Month: March 2018

Why The World Ignores Diseases Of Poverty

March 28, 2018

Over 1 billion of the world’s poorest people have at least one of these illnesses. More than 1 billion people worldwide are infected with diseases of poverty. These conditions disproportionately afflict the world’s poorest, either in the developing world, or in developed countries with extreme inequality. Though well-known conditions such as HIV/AIDS and malaria are […]

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The Conventional Wisdom On How Long ‘Normal’ Labor Takes Is All Wrong

March 28, 2018

It can take a long time, and that’s perfectly healthy. In the 1950s, an American obstetrician by the name of Emanuel Friedman began publishing studies that fundamentally changed how childbirth was managed in the United States. Friedman was the first to define the various stages of childbirth, and he established the idea of a “normal” […]

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10 Signs You’re Headed For A Sexless Marriage

March 28, 2018

Sex therapists reveal the warning signs to look out for. Though rarely discussed, sexless marriages are far more common than you might think. It’s been estimated that as many as 15 percent of married couples have not had sex within the last six to 12 months, according to a 2009 New York Times article. Of […]

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7 Things You Should Always Do After Having Sex. Your body and mind will thank you for it.

March 28, 2018

You’re probably well aware of what should be done before physical intimacy ― from communication to setting the mood ― but you may be less certain about what should be done after sex. After all, there’s a wide variety of post-coital preferences: Some like to sleep it off, others like to cuddle quietly, some like […]

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Helpful Hints to Protect Your Heart

March 27, 2018

Lowering your risk of heart disease is one of the most important things on which to focus. Most people with heart disease are symptom free and unaware they have a problem before they experience a potentially fatal event. The most common suggestions are usually to quit smoking, get regular exercise, reduce stress and treat high […]

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12 Yoga Poses to Reduce Back Pain – Get Your Copy of the Chart

March 27, 2018

Back pain can be caused by sitting, standing, doing nothing or sprinting. Back pain affects all ages and sadly, 85 percent of the U.S. population suffers from back pain. It’s the second most common reason for seeing a doctor in the United States followed by coughs and other respiratory infections. Back pain is the third […]

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Infographic: Nature’s 11 Most Powerful Antibiotics

March 27, 2018

Every day, millions of Americans swallow pills that endanger our entire population by making bacteria increasingly resistant to antibiotics. Scientists worry that one day soon, our antibiotics won’t work any more, leaving us vulnerable to all sorts of infections that will spread around the globe without stopping. To break this cycle, we need to be […]

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THE MIRACLE DRINK WITH AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS

March 27, 2018

WE NEED TO TALK. We have a big problem. (The “we” here being those of us in the developed world, for the most part.) So many of us live in a constant state of searching for health. We feel overwhelmingly tired and achy. We have brain fog and blotchy skin. We have weight issues. We shell […]

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TOP 10 AIR DETOXIFYING PLANTS FOR INDOOR USE

March 27, 2018

We usually think indoor air is clean but the truth is that indoor air is typically far more toxic than outside air. On average, Americans spend 90 percent of their time indoors. Indoor air quality is one of the top five risks to public health according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In fact, the […]

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15 Herbal Teas and Their Health Benefits

March 27, 2018

The Brits have long been famed for their tea-drinking habits and, as it turns out, they know a thing or two about sipping their way to good health. A lot has changed, however, since a murky builder’s brew or a cup of dusty Earl Grey were the only options. From black tea to turmeric, matcha […]

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